Bristol-board



a fine, smooth pasteboard that is sometimes glazed.
Historical Examples

Harper’s Young People, February 24, 1880 Various
The Building of a Book Various
Letters and Lettering Frank Chouteau Brown
The Valiants of Virginia Hallie Erminie Rives
Bright Ideas for Entertaining Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Nov 1877-Nov 1878 Various
Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught Joshua Rose
The Chautauquan, Vol. III, January 1883 The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle

noun
a heavy smooth cardboard of fine quality, used for printing and drawing

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